Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker? 01/19/2018It’s not a good thing when one your appliances is tripping your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause complications throughout the coldest Muskogee days is pretty high on Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc.’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. can help you identify what the exact problem is, but here are some reasons we usually see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. No matter what is happening with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a professional. Overworked Furnaces There are several reasons why furnaces can be overworked, but they’re generally preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often to blame—and those problems can be easily identified and resolved during a preventive maintenance visit. If those are not responsible for your furnace trouble, Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. can help you out by executing a furnace repair. Short Circuits If you have a short circuit in your furnace, it will trip the breaker promptly when you turn it on. If you think you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very hazardous, causing fires or other serious damages. Wiring Problems Faulty installation or loose connections can cause your furnace to short circuit and trip your circuit breaker. Regardless of how they got that way, loose wires can trigger your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. expert can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. If you noticed that the circuit breaker is tripping, give Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. a call at 918-682-8238 immediately. We’re happy to help keep your Muskogee home and family safe and warm. You can also schedule a furnace repair appointment with us using our online scheduler.